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This is a real situation. Image not to be used in a defamatory context.
Post-operative wound sinus on a 63 year old patient's back being dressed by a practice nurse. A sinus is a channel-like lesion under the skin caused when a surgical incision becomes infected. Treatment is with draining the wound and antibiotics.
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